ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER - READING, PA

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Addresss:
2500 BERNVILLE ROAD
READING, PA, 19605
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (610) 378-2300

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Owner: Voluntary non-profit - Church
Emergency Services: Yes
Type: Psychiatric Units

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Employment Full-Time Equivalent
Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 57.00
Registered Professional Nurses : 390.00
Other Salaried Personnel : 744.00
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) : 4.00
Dieticians : 7.00
Occupational Therapists : 6.00
Physical Therapists : 17.00
Registered Pharmacists : 24.00
Respiratory Therapists : 25.00
Physicians : 20.00
Medical Social Workers : 8.00
Medical Laboratory Technologists : 42.00
Nuclear Medicine Technicians : 3.00
Physician Assistants : 3.00
Diagnostic Radiology Technicians : 63.00
Nurse Practitioners: 3.00
Residents (Physicians) : 21.00

Number Of Beds
Total: 240
Total Certified: 166
Psychiatric Unit Beds: 14

Provided Services
Nuclear Medicine Services
Acute Renal Dialysis Services
Ambulance (Owned) Services
Anatomical Laboratory Services
Anesthesia Services
Audiology Services
Blood Bank Services
CT Scanner Services
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Services
Chemotherapy Services
Clinical Laboratory Services
Dental Services
Diagnostic Radiology Services
Dietary Services
Emergency Services
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter Services
Geriatric Psychiatric Services
Home Health Services
Hospice Services
ICU - Medical/Surgical Services
ICU - Neonatal Services
Inpatient Rehabilitiation (Not Carf Accredited) Services
Inpatient Surgical Services
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Services
Neonatal Nursery Services
Neurosurgical Services
Obstetric Services
Occupational Therapy Services
Operating Room Services
Opthalmic Surgery Services
Orthopedic Surgery Services
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Services
Outpatient Surgery Unit Services
Outppatient Psychiatric Services
Pediatric Services
Pharmacy Services
Physical Therapy Services
Positron Emission Tomography (Pet) Scan Services
Postoperative Recovery Room Services
Psychiatric Services
Respiratory Care Services
Social Services
Speech Pathology Services
Therapeutic Radiology Services
Urgent Care Center Services

Process of Care

Heart Attack

Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%
Percent of Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.5%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.2%
Percent of Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.2%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
State:

99.9%
Percent of Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

92.8%
Patients Given a Prescription for a Statin at Discharge
This Hospital:

98.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.3%

Heart Failure

Percent of patients who were given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.3%
Percent of Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.5%
Percent of Patients Given Discharge Instructions
Here:

90.0%
State:

93.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.4%

Pneumonia

Percent of Patients Given Initial Antibiotic(s) within 6 Hours After Arrival
Here:

95.0%
State:

96.6%
Percent of Patients Whose Initial ER Blood Culture Was Performed Prior To Administration Of First Dose Of Antibiotics
Here:

95.0%
State:

97.4%
Percent of Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling
Here:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.9%
Percent of Patients Given the Most Appropriate Initial Antibiotic(s)
Here:

97.0%
State:

95.7%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Influenza Vaccination
This Hospital:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

94.1%
Percent of Patients Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination
Here:

99.0%
State:

96.6%

Surgery

Percent of Surgery Patients given an antibiotic at the right time (within one hour before surgery) to help prevent infection
Here:

99.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.6%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose preventive antibiotics were stopped at the right time (within 24 hours after surgery)
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

97.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who were given the right kind of antibiotic to help prevent infection
This Hospital:

98.0%
State:

98.5%
Percent of Surgery Patients who got treatment at right time (within 24 hours before or after surgery) to help prevent blood clot
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

98.0%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose doctors ordered treatments to prevent blood clots after certain types of surgeries
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

98.6%
Percent of all Heart Surgery Patients whose blood sugar is kept under good control in the days right after surgery
Here:

90.0%
State:

96.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients needing hair removed from the surgical area before surgery who had hair removed using a safer method
This Hospital:

100.0%
Pennsylvania:

99.9%
Percent of Surgery Patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

95.6%
Surgery patients who were taking heart drugs called beta blockers before coming to the hospital, who were kept on them
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

96.9%
Outpatients having surgery who got an antibiotic at the right time - within one hour before surgery (higher numbers are better)
This Hospital:

97.0%
State:

95.6%
Outpatients having surgery who got the right kind of antibiotic (higher numbers are better)
Here:

100.0%
State:

95.7%
Patients having surgery who were actively warmed in the operating room or whose body temperature was near normal
This Hospital:

100.0%
State:

99.8%

Outcome of Care

30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Attack
Here:

13.4%
State:

14.8%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

11.7%
State:

10.9%
30-Day Mortality Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

11.1%
State:

11.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Attack
This Hospital:

19.9%
State:

19.2%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Heart Failure
This Hospital:

22.5%
State:

24.8%
30-Day Readmission Rates from Pneumonia
Here:

17.6%
Pennsylvania:

18.6%

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers

Number of Completed Surveys:: 300 or more
Survey Response Rate: 35%

How often did nurses communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

4%
State:

5%
Usually
Here:

19%
State:

18%
Always
This Hospital:

77%
State:

77%

How often did doctors communicate well with patients?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Usually
This Hospital:

19%
Pennsylvania:

16%
Always
This Hospital:

76%
Pennsylvania:

79%

How often did patients receive help quickly from hospital staff?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

11%
Pennsylvania:

10%
Usually
This Hospital:

30%
Pennsylvania:

26%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
Pennsylvania:

64%

How often was patients' pain well controlled?

Sometimes or never
Here:

5%
Pennsylvania:

7%
Usually
Here:

25%
Pennsylvania:

24%
Always
This Hospital:

70%
Pennsylvania:

69%

How often did staff explain about medicines before giving them to patients?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

23%
State:

21%
Usually
Here:

18%
State:

19%
Always
This Hospital:

59%
State:

60%

How often were the patients' rooms and bathrooms kept clean?

Sometimes or never
Here:

8%
Pennsylvania:

9%
Usually
This Hospital:

22%
Pennsylvania:

20%
Always
Here:

70%
Pennsylvania:

71%

How often was the area around patients' rooms kept quiet at night?

Sometimes or never
This Hospital:

12%
Pennsylvania:

14%
Usually
Here:

35%
Pennsylvania:

34%
Always
Here:

53%
State:

52%

Were patients given information about what to do during their recovery at home?

Yes
Here:

85%
Pennsylvania:

83%
No
This Hospital:

15%
Pennsylvania:

17%

How do patients rate the hospital overall on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)?

6 or lower
This Hospital:

5%
Pennsylvania:

10%
7 or 8
Here:

20%
State:

24%
9 or 10
Here:

75%
Pennsylvania:

66%

Would patients recommend the hospital to friends and family?

No
Here:

3%
Pennsylvania:

5%
Yes, probably
This Hospital:

18%
Pennsylvania:

28%
Yes, definitely
This Hospital:

79%
State:

67%

Hospital Acquired Conditions

Falls and injuries
This Hospital:

0.530%
Pennsylvania:

0.708%
Blood infection from a catheter in a large vein
Here:

0.132%
Pennsylvania:

0.389%
Infection from a Urinary Catheter
This Hospital:

0.397%
State:

0.504%
Signs of Uncontrolled Blood Sugar
This Hospital:

0.132%
Pennsylvania:

0.154%

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) - Medicare Provider Charge Data

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,027
Pennsylvania:

$35,398
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,992
State:

$7,813
Number of discharges: 16
This Hospital:

0.79%
Pennsylvania:

0.64%
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Discharged Alive with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$30,735
State:

$49,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,528
State:

$11,984
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.69%
State:

1.10%
Bronchitis and Asthma with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,801
Pennsylvania:

$29,111
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,631
Pennsylvania:

$5,893
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

0.63%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,831
Pennsylvania:

$24,639
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,646
State:

$5,656
Number of discharges: 37
This Hospital:

1.83%
State:

1.67%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$20,636
State:

$36,008
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,393
Pennsylvania:

$8,468
Number of discharges: 23
This Hospital:

1.14%
State:

1.01%
Cardiac Arrhythmia and Conduction Disorders without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,842
Pennsylvania:

$17,588
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,393
State:

$3,835
Number of discharges: 35
This Hospital:

1.73%
Pennsylvania:

1.86%
Cellulitis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$16,085
State:

$21,833
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,784
State:

$5,569
Number of discharges: 63
Here:

3.11%
State:

2.29%
Chest Pain
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$11,889
Pennsylvania:

$21,791
Average Total Payments
Here:

$3,668
State:

$3,879
Number of discharges: 30
Here:

1.48%
Pennsylvania:

1.55%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,017
State:

$29,850
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,826
Pennsylvania:

$6,479
Number of discharges: 37
Here:

1.83%
Pennsylvania:

2.15%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,949
Pennsylvania:

$35,841
Average Total Payments
Here:

$8,099
State:

$7,862
Number of discharges: 36
Here:

1.78%
Pennsylvania:

1.99%
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,626
State:

$21,975
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,976
Pennsylvania:

$4,841
Number of discharges: 29
This Hospital:

1.43%
Pennsylvania:

1.72%
Circulatory Disorders Except Acute Myocardial Infarction, with Card Cath without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,723
Pennsylvania:

$41,468
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,594
State:

$7,854
Number of discharges: 51
This Hospital:

2.52%
State:

1.63%
Diabetes with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$17,982
Pennsylvania:

$27,059
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,831
Pennsylvania:

$5,943
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.68%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,829
State:

$40,947
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,814
Pennsylvania:

$8,470
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
State:

0.61%
Esophagitis, Gastroent and Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,577
State:

$24,456
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,835
State:

$4,986
Number of discharges: 52
This Hospital:

2.57%
State:

3.72%
Fractures of Hip and Pelvis without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,206
Pennsylvania:

$21,079
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,912
State:

$4,697
Number of discharges: 11
Here:

0.54%
Pennsylvania:

0.36%
Fx, Sprn, Strn and Disl Except Femur, Hip, Pelvis and Thigh without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$14,600
State:

$22,815
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,854
Pennsylvania:

$4,922
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
State:

0.41%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$24,358
Pennsylvania:

$29,883
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,996
State:

$6,883
Number of discharges: 73
Here:

3.60%
State:

2.08%
G.I. Hemorrhage with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$37,549
State:

$56,055
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,860
State:

$12,195
Number of discharges: 25
Here:

1.23%
Pennsylvania:

0.73%
Heart Failure and Shock with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$16,677
Pennsylvania:

$29,163
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,821
Pennsylvania:

$6,918
Number of discharges: 72
Here:

3.56%
State:

3.75%
Heart Failure and Shock with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,077
Pennsylvania:

$40,714
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$9,867
State:

$9,817
Number of discharges: 99
Here:

4.89%
State:

2.71%
Heart Failure and Shock without Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$12,092
State:

$20,243
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,721
Pennsylvania:

$4,587
Number of discharges: 26
This Hospital:

1.28%
Pennsylvania:

1.61%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$32,736
Pennsylvania:

$51,161
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,276
Pennsylvania:

$12,050
Number of discharges: 34
This Hospital:

1.68%
Pennsylvania:

1.07%
Hip and Femur Procedures Except Major Joint with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$64,317
Pennsylvania:

$94,363
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$20,883
Pennsylvania:

$21,768
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

0.21%
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases with O.R. Procedure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$83,486
Pennsylvania:

$155,828
Average Total Payments
Here:

$33,090
State:

$38,158
Number of discharges: 15
Here:

0.74%
Pennsylvania:

0.50%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$25,906
Pennsylvania:

$36,649
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,667
State:

$7,863
Number of discharges: 34
Here:

1.68%
State:

1.56%
Intracranial Hemorrhage or Cerebral Infarction without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$22,291
Pennsylvania:

$28,288
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,706
State:

$5,649
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.84%
Pennsylvania:

0.85%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$20,198
State:

$33,452
Average Total Payments
Here:

$7,939
State:

$7,881
Number of discharges: 20
This Hospital:

0.99%
State:

1.01%
Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$14,332
Pennsylvania:

$23,346
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$5,342
State:

$5,274
Number of discharges: 45
This Hospital:

2.22%
State:

2.94%
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy without C.D.E. with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$39,746
Pennsylvania:

$51,901
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$11,362
State:

$11,459
Number of discharges: 12
Here:

0.59%
State:

0.17%
Major Joint Replacement or Reattachment of Lower Extremity without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,694
State:

$51,015
Average Total Payments
Here:

$14,120
Pennsylvania:

$13,679
Number of discharges: 92
This Hospital:

4.54%
Pennsylvania:

5.31%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$43,836
State:

$79,691
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,333
State:

$17,879
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.59%
State:

0.67%
Major Small and Large Bowel Procedures with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$111,147
Pennsylvania:

$156,225
Average Total Payments
Here:

$40,909
Pennsylvania:

$36,036
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
State:

0.51%
Medical Back Problems without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,975
State:

$26,794
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,512
Pennsylvania:

$5,619
Number of discharges: 15
This Hospital:

0.74%
State:

1.15%
Misc Disorders of Nutrition, Metabolism, Fluids or Electrolytes without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$12,651
Pennsylvania:

$21,864
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,825
Pennsylvania:

$4,771
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

1.98%
State:

2.03%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$15,304
Pennsylvania:

$36,429
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,273
State:

$7,328
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
State:

0.26%
Other Circulatory System Diagnoses with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$33,895
State:

$63,291
Average Total Payments
Here:

$11,432
State:

$13,908
Number of discharges: 14
Here:

0.69%
State:

0.63%
Other Digestive System Diagnoses with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,381
State:

$29,869
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$6,701
State:

$6,973
Number of discharges: 19
This Hospital:

0.94%
State:

0.66%
Other Vascular Procedures with Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$48,398
State:

$82,069
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$16,368
Pennsylvania:

$17,250
Number of discharges: 28
This Hospital:

1.38%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent with Major Complications or 4+ Vessels/Stents
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$76,809
State:

$113,661
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$31,909
Pennsylvania:

$23,373
Number of discharges: 18
This Hospital:

0.89%
Pennsylvania:

0.32%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$49,696
State:

$73,766
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,096
Pennsylvania:

$13,722
Number of discharges: 72
Here:

3.56%
State:

1.47%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures with Non-Drug-Eluting Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$53,526
State:

$61,781
Average Total Payments
Here:

$12,593
State:

$12,135
Number of discharges: 12
This Hospital:

0.59%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Percutaneous Cardiovascular Procedures without Coronary Artery Stent without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$42,085
State:

$89,397
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$12,040
State:

$13,624
Number of discharges: 27
Here:

1.33%
Pennsylvania:

0.52%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$37,147
Pennsylvania:

$80,782
Average Total Payments
Here:

$16,462
State:

$17,545
Number of discharges: 14
This Hospital:

0.69%
Pennsylvania:

0.50%
Permanent Cardiac Pacemaker Implant without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$30,350
Pennsylvania:

$60,306
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,577
State:

$13,393
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.89%
Pennsylvania:

0.45%
Pulmonary Edema and Respiratory Failure
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$24,543
Pennsylvania:

$34,570
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$72,798
State:

$11,356
Number of discharges: 143
Here:

7.06%
State:

1.07%
Pulmonary Embolism without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$17,937
Pennsylvania:

$32,887
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,273
State:

$7,414
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
Pennsylvania:

0.46%
Red Blood Cell Disorders without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,462
Pennsylvania:

$26,165
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,295
State:

$5,568
Number of discharges: 22
This Hospital:

1.09%
State:

1.18%
Renal Failure with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,279
State:

$29,333
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,937
State:

$7,034
Number of discharges: 57
Here:

2.81%
Pennsylvania:

2.33%
Renal Failure with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$29,955
State:

$43,566
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,846
Pennsylvania:

$11,198
Number of discharges: 39
This Hospital:

1.93%
State:

1.49%
Respiratory Infections and Inflammations with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$45,697
State:

$54,086
Average Total Payments
Here:

$13,553
Pennsylvania:

$12,976
Number of discharges: 18
Here:

0.89%
State:

0.97%
Respiratory System Diagnosis with Ventilator Support <96 Hours
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$36,976
State:

$74,959
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$14,907
State:

$16,074
Number of discharges: 22
Here:

1.09%
State:

0.96%
Seizures without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,642
State:

$28,738
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$4,856
State:

$5,717
Number of discharges: 11
This Hospital:

0.54%
Pennsylvania:

0.75%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$38,400
State:

$50,114
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$13,136
Pennsylvania:

$12,705
Number of discharges: 80
Here:

3.95%
Pennsylvania:

3.92%
Septicemia or Severe Sepsis without Mechanical Ventilation 96+ Hours without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$19,592
Pennsylvania:

$28,351
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$7,785
Pennsylvania:

$7,480
Number of discharges: 40
Here:

1.98%
Pennsylvania:

1.62%
Signs and Symptoms without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$18,288
State:

$24,920
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,628
Pennsylvania:

$5,242
Number of discharges: 16
Here:

0.79%
Pennsylvania:

0.72%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$19,653
Pennsylvania:

$29,567
Average Total Payments
Here:

$6,787
Pennsylvania:

$6,703
Number of discharges: 29
Here:

1.43%
State:

2.73%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy with Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$22,225
Pennsylvania:

$41,229
Average Total Payments
This Hospital:

$10,021
Pennsylvania:

$9,510
Number of discharges: 49
Here:

2.42%
Pennsylvania:

1.78%
Simple Pneumonia and Pleurisy without Complications
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$13,419
Pennsylvania:

$21,186
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,716
State:

$4,668
Number of discharges: 13
This Hospital:

0.64%
Pennsylvania:

1.11%
Spinal Fusion Except Cervical without Major Complications
Average Covered Charges
Here:

$51,616
State:

$100,572
Average Total Payments
Here:

$25,803
Pennsylvania:

$26,454
Number of discharges: 17
This Hospital:

0.84%
State:

0.77%
Syncope and Collapse
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$15,360
State:

$23,856
Average Total Payments
Here:

$4,826
State:

$4,892
Number of discharges: 50
This Hospital:

2.47%
Pennsylvania:

2.49%
Transient Ischemia
Average Covered Charges
This Hospital:

$18,739
Pennsylvania:

$24,723
Average Total Payments
Here:

$5,260
State:

$4,885
Number of discharges: 20
Here:

0.99%
Pennsylvania:

1.38%

Use of Medical Imaging

Outpatients with low back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments first, such as physical therapy.
Here:

38.100%
Pennsylvania:

36.295%
Outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram or ultrasound within 45 days after a screening mammogram.
Here:

5.700%
State:

8.255%
Outpatient CT scans of the abdomen that were combination (double) scans.
Here:

0.678%
State:

0.151%
Outpatient CT scans of the chest that were combination (double) scans.
This Hospital:

0.032%
Pennsylvania:

0.023%
Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery
Here:

5.600%
State:

5.987%
Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time
This Hospital:

5.300%
State:

3.106%

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